Idea, Videocon Telecom call off Rs 3,310 crore spectrum deal

Idea Cellular and Videocon Telecommunications have mutually agreed to call off their Rs 3,310-crore spectrum deal for two telecom circles

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Leading telcos against auction of 700 Mhz band for now

Leading telecom operators like Airtel and Idea have asked regulator Trai not to auction the premium 700 Mhz band until enough devices are available for services that are to be provided through it.  

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RCom in talks with BSNL, Vodafone, Idea for 3G-ICR like 2G deal

RCom in talks with BSNL, Vodafone, Idea for 3G-ICR like 2G deal

Telecom operator Reliance Communications is planning to roll out a 3G ICR-like roaming agreement to continue 2G service in Bihar, West Bengal and Assam after its right to use 2G spectrum expires in December.

Idea Cellular Q2 net profit up 7% to Rs 809.26 crore

Idea Cellular Q2 net profit up 7% to Rs 809.26 crore

Idea said in a regulatory filing that its total revenue rose to Rs 8,689.06 crore for the reported period, as compared to Rs 7,569.92 crore a year ago.

Brokerages see TRAI compensation policy hitting telcos profit

Telecom regulator TRAI mandating compensating subscribers for up to three call drops in a day is likely to impact pre-tax profit of Bharti Airtel and Idea by up to 7-8 percent, leading brokerages said even as they expressed doubts over how the policy will be implemented.

Airtel, Idea hike post-paid data tariffs by 20% in Delhi

However, there has been no hike in data charges by Vodafone in the post-paid category in Delhi or any other circles.

Mobile users to get full number portability from today

Mobile users will be able to retain their numbers across the country with all operators gearing to launch the full Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service Friday to meet a deadline set by the government.

Parl Committee to discuss Net Neutrality issue tomorrow

A Parliamentary Committee will discuss the controversial issue of net neutrality on Thursday at a meeting where officials of telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are expected to present their views.

SC rejects telecom companies' pleas for licence extension

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a batch of petitions filed by various telecom companies, including Vodafone and Bharti Airtel, seeking extension of their spectrum licences.

Roaming to be cheaper as Vodafone, Airtel, Idea cut tariffs

Mobile users will pay less for roaming from Friday as leading operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and RCom, slashed their roaming rates by up to 75 percent weeks after regulator TRAI cut ceiling tariffs.

Telcos pay Rs 10,808 crore, help govt keep fiscal deficit in check

Successful spectrum bidders, including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Idea, have made Rs 10,808 crore towards upfront payments, helping the government meet its fiscal deficit target of 4.1 per cent for 2014-15.

Spectrum bids won't result in high call rates: Prasad

Ideal Cellular, which provides mobile services using GSM technology, bid a maximum of Rs 30,306.98 crore to buy spectrum in the 900 megahertz, 1800 MHz and 2,100 MHz bands.

Idea Cellular pays $4.8 bn for mobile airwaves, most in auction

Idea Cellular Ltd, India`s third-biggest mobile operator by market share, spent 303.06 billion rupees ($4.84 billion) to buy mobile airwaves in the country`s spectrum auctions, telecoms minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. 

Govt to get upfront payment of Rs 28,872 crore from spectrum auction

Government will get upfront payment of Rs 28,872 crore from spectrum auction, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.

Trai sends notice to Airtel, Voda, Idea in ISD card case

"Show-cause notice (in the matter) has been issued to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular on Tuesday," an official source told PTI.

IDEA Cellular Ltd asked to pay Rs 71,000 for deficiency

Telecom firm IDEA Cellular Ltd has been fined Rs 71,000 by a consumer forum for not redressing a complaint of a woman against unwanted activation of a service on her mobile connection which voluntarily disconnected calls.

BlackBerry, Idea launch SIM-based licensing solution

No financial details of the partnership were disclosed.

SC notice to Vodafone, Airtel on 3G intra-circle roaming pact

The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear the Centre's plea challenging TDSAT's judgement that allowed 3G intra-circle roaming and issued notices to Airtel, Idea and Vodafone which were allowed to offer 3G services in areas where not all of them own 3G spectrum.